# A health food store sells trail mix made with granola and dried fruit. The store buys granola at $1.00/lb and dried fruit at $2.00/lb, and it sells these items at 25% markup. If the trail mix sells for $1.75/lb, what is the recipe for trail mix?

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Aug 9, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Suppose a batch of trail mix is made with

Then the cost to make a batch would be

With a markup of

A batch weights

and at

would sell for a total of

or

So

That is the ratio of dried fruit to granola is